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Service changes and updates IR offices, myIR and phone lines (SPK2IR) are unavailable until the morning of Thursday 28 October for planned system maintenance. Find out more

Resurgence Support Payment (RSP) You will not be able to apply for the RSP in myIR until the morning of Thursday 28 October. Businesses affected by the alert level increase that started on 17 August can apply in myIR from 28 October. Applications for a 4th payment round are planned to open on 29 October. Find out more

Resurgence Support Payment (RSP) The government has announced an increase to the amount and frequency of the RSP from 12 November. Find out more

Send us a message using myIR

To keep your personal information safe we avoid using email. Contact us by logging in to your myIR account. It will save you time because we'll already have your details handy.

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Call us

Enquiry
Phone
number
Current call wait times 
New Zealand-based customers 0800 377 778 Call wait times unavailable
Overseas-based customers - calling from within New Zealand 0800 600 012 Call wait times unavailable
Overseas-based customers - calling from Australia* 1800 559 653
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Overseas-based customers - calling from the United Kingdom*
0808 234 0098
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Overseas-based customers - calling from the rest of the world* +64 4 916 7114 Call wait times unavailable

Calling hours

Our contact centres are open:

  • Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm
  • Saturday, 9am to 1pm.

*If you're calling from overseas about overdue payments, you can call us:

  • Monday to Friday, 6.15am to 6pm.

The calling hours are in New Zealand time.

If you’re registered for voice ID, you can phone us any time to check your:

  • student loan balance
  • current year payment obligations including how much you have paid and what is remaining
  • amounts in arrears.

Make a credit or debit card payment towards your loan (Visa and Mastercard only).

Email us

Enquiry Email
Overseas-based borrowers [email protected]

Write to us

Write to us from within NZ 

Inland Revenue
PO Box 39090
Wellington Mail Centre
Lower Hutt 5045
New Zealand

Write to us from overseas

For payments, use:

Inland Revenue
PO Box 39050
Wellington Mail Centre
Lower Hutt 5045
New Zealand

Returns and correspondence

Non-resident centre
Inland Revenue
PO Box 39010
Wellington Mail Centre
Lower Hutt 5045
Wellington
New Zealand

Other ways to contact us

Services for people with hearing loss

Kaitakawaenga Maori

Top pages for student loans 

Repaying my student loan

What happens to my student loan when I go overseas

Hardship and defaulting on my student loan

Temporary repayment suspension for student loans

Unplanned absence from New Zealand when I have a student loan

Last updated: 28 Apr 2021
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